TRAFFIC ALERT: U.S. 82 cleared in Sylvester

TRAFFIC ALERT: U.S. 82 cleared in Sylvester

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) - Multiple lanes were blocked for almost four hours on Franklin Street, US Highway 82, from Ayers Street to Monroe Street in Sylvester, after a combine hit a light pole.

Sylvester Police Traffic Division chief Ken Washington says that the road was cleared for traffic about 3:00 Wednesday.

Police say 55 year old Tracey Eugene Hart of Moultrie was pulling a peanut combine with a Case Magnum tractor that belongs to Case tractor of Pinehurst, when the combine clipped a light pole on near Ayers Street around 10:30.
The pole snapped, dropping the powers lines.

No one was injured.    Sylvester P. D. says the equipment was insured, and no charges will be filed in the accident.

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